Starting an Indigenous employment initiative, but not sure where to begin? Having difficulties attracting Indigenous applicants? Having trouble retaining Indigenous employees once they have been hired? Unsure of the differences between employing Indigenous vs. non-Indigenous employees?

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What are your key challenges?

  Understanding business reasons for employment of Indigenous Peoples
  Becoming familiar with barriers to Indigenous employment
  Learn tips on recruiting Indigenous applicants
  How to approach community outreach
  How to increase retention of Indigenous employees

Who should take this course?

 Everyone involved or interested in Indigenous employment
  Senior executives, managers, board members and human resources
  Federal, provincial, regional, municipal government staff
  Retail, not for profit, hospitality, tourism, transportation
  Organizations that work with or wish to work with Indigenous Peoples 

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quotes2Interesting and engaging training! The instructors are very open to questions and give no judgment. I hope to take more training in the near future!
S. S.    DFO Canada Species at Risk Program

Start your learning here:

  • Foundational course for those looking for some understanding of history, culture, and relationships with Indigenous Peoples
  • Understanding history as a key piece of intercultural communications to help avoid misunderstandings
  • Truth and Reconciliation Calls-to-Action friendly.

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  • Companion course to our Indigenous Awareness training
  • An explanation of why working with Indigenous Peoples in Canada is important
  • Learn what not to say and improve communication
  • Truth and Reconciliation Calls-to-Action friendly.

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  • This course is Indigenous Awareness and Indigenous Relations in a single course
  • Get beyond Indigenous Awareness to practical skills and tools that can be applied everywhere
  • This training gives you the opportunity to differentiate yourself from the crowd, boost your career, begin a path toward Reconciliation, and fulfil the requirements of the TRC calls-to-action.

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Then enhance your knowledge with any of the following:

  • Develop and hone practical skills and tools that can be applied during consultation and engagement activities
  • Learn the purpose and goal of consultation and engagement
  • Understand the difference between consultation and engagement
  • Learn the best practice for strengthening the consultation and engagement process.

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  • Contemplate the barriers Indigenous Peoples may face when seeking employment and how your organization can help overcome these challenges
  • Learn tips for successful recruitment and retention of Indigenous Peoples
  • Understand the cultural considerations necessary at every step of the recruitment and retention process
  • Understand the importance of community outreach for recruitment and relationship building

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  • Apply our RESPECT model specifically to the subject of negotiations with Indigenous Peoples
  • Learn the most critical information required for successful negotiations and where to find it
  • Raise awareness of best practices for strengthening relationships during the negotiation process.

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  • Learn the purpose of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • How will it affect your ability to consult and accommodate Indigenous Peoples
  • Learn to navigate the conversation of consent vs veto.

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questionDid you know?

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada includes a Call to Action to the business sector: #92Business and Reconciliation
"Commit to meaningful consultation, building respectful relationships, and obtaining the free, prior, and informed consent of Indigenous peoples before proceeding with economic development projects."

"I cannot emphasize enough the importance of this topic, and highly endorse others to experience for themselves the quality of the training."

A. J.

"I have taken other Consultation courses which left me with questions and confused. This one not so. It was a very good course."

C. N.    Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Your Commitment + Our Training = Informed Indigenous Relations